Meet the Comstock Challengers

The primary is June 12. Candidates are listed in the order they will appear on the ballot.

Lindsey Stover

Partner Edwards, Davis Stover & Associates

McLean, VA

Previous Position

Department of Veterans Affairs

Highlights

  • Small business owner in Fairfax County
  • Served as a senior official in the Obama administration at the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Helped elect a Democrat in a very Republican congressional district and served as Chief of Staff
  • Active in the community (Coaches girls soccer, teaches Sunday school)

Jennifer Wexton

Virginia State Senator

Leesburg, VA

Previous Position

Prosecutor Loudoun County

Highlights

  • Proved she can win big in Loudoun County
  • Passed several important bills in the Republican dominated VA legislature
  • Raised big money for a competitive State Senate race
  • Endorsed by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam

Paul Pelletier

Attorney, Pepper Hamilton

Previous Position

Federal Prosecutor

Highlights

  • Background as a prosecutor an appealing contrast with current administration
  • Strong anti-corruption credentials
  • Successfully prosecuted drug traffickers

Alison Friedman

MBA Student, Oxford University

McLean, VA

Previous Position

Diplomat, U.S. State Department

Highlights

  • Strong fundraiser
  • Background fighting human traficking
  • Solid understanding of non-profits
  • Advocated on behalf of children in numerous countries

Dan Helmer

Consultant

Fairfax, VA

Previous Position

U.S. Army (Major)

Highlights

  • Rhodes Scholar and West Point graduate
  • U.S. Army veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan and South Korea
  • Founded and managed anti-Taliban training center in Afghanistan
  • Strong initial fundraising numbers ($120k in three weeks)

Julia Biggins

Research Scientist, Integrated BioTherapeutics, Inc.

Manassas, VA

Previous Position

Research Scientist, USAMRIID

Highlights

  • Highly educated which is a good match for the district
  • Political outsider
  • Refusing contributions from utility companies